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10 Benefits of Amino Acid Supplements

When it comes to reaching your athletic and weight-loss goals or keeping your body fit and your health optimized into your golden years, amino acid supplements are the one nutrient booster you don’t want to go without. Their impact on...

Amino Acids for Heart Failure

Heart failure isn’t the complete failure of the heart, although, as the name suggests, the heart is moving in that direction. Essential Amino Acids for Heart Failure There is strong evidence that people with heart failure lose mobility not only...

Amino Acids for the Heart: How Amino Acids Help Lower Blood Pressure

In 2015, the Journal of Nutrition published a study from University of East Anglia researchers that blew up the health headlines: Eating amino acids could be as good for your heart as quitting smoking or getting more exercise! Researchers evaluated...

3 Natural Cures for ED

Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects approximately 30 million men in America. The condition, marked by an inability to get and sustain an erection firm enough for intercourse, can affect men of all ages. According to a study published in The Journal...

A Personal Reflection on Exercise for Older Adults

There’s no doubt about it: physical activity helps us age gracefully, increases longevity, and enhances quality of life. But as we grow older, physical activity must be tempered with modifications to keep us both strong and safe. Exercise for older...

Amino Acids for Men

Getting enough amino acids for men is especially important as you age. Amino acids make up protein…and protein is needed to make muscle…and muscle plays many important roles in health and disease. But as we age the body’s ability to...

Amino Acids for Women

Amino acid supplementation is helpful for women at every stage of their lives. Amino acids help produce lean muscle for strength and definition, and may help burn abdominal fat associated with many chronic diseases. Amino acids for women also help...

The Role of Muscle in Health and Disease

I speak from personal experience when I say that most people think of muscle only in regards to physical activity, regardless of age or health. I remember telling my 95-year-old mother several years ago about a paper I was writing...

The Importance of Muscle Protein Synthesis

Every organ undergoes protein synthesis—the building of new protein in the body. Muscle protein synthesis refers specifically to the building of new muscle protein. Virtually every tissue and organ in our bodies depends on muscle protein synthesis. Here’s why. Tissues...